Bicycle ride "Od Branimira do Branimira"

Location Nin
Date 15-04-2023

The traditional and most masive local bicycle tour in Croatia From Branimir to Branimir will be held on the April 15th . This bike tour is 35 kilometers long symbolizing the link between the Branimir coast in Zadar and Nin.

Anyone interested can apply online until April 14 on the websites of the Zadar County (, Calimero Sport (, the Zadar Cycling Club ( and the Institute for public health ( Please note that this is an event for which there is NO registration fee.

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Zadar Night Run

Location Zadar
Date 15-04-2023

Zadar Night Run is an annual event where over 1500 competitors will compete in.

This is the biggest and most turbulent race of this type in this region. Its goal is to enable athletes and recreational players who can choose the length of their running: 5 or 10 km so as a half-marathon. Which one do you choose?

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Zadar Street Food Festival - SPRING EDITION

Location Zadar
Date 28-04-2023 - 07-05-2023

Zadar Street Food Festival is a unique gastronomic and urban experience that has two editions – SPRING & AUTUMN. 

At one of the most beautiful locations in Zadar, Puntamika, guests will enjoy simple but top-quality dishes prepared by Zadar caterers, from various types of gourmet burgers to fish and meat delicacies, special Pinsa pizza, and more. There will also be fancy cocktails and the opportunity for guests to taste local wines from the Zadar region area. 

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Island Pag Trail

Location Kolan
Date 29-04-2023 - 29-04-2023

Say CHEESE and run! The island of Pag is associated with the bora winds, fine cheese and savoury lamb. 

So the Pag Island Trail is an ideal opportunity to get to know Kolan, often called the cheese capital, and the culture and customs of the island of Pag. Unusually for an area with very harsh karst terrain, the territory of the Kolan Municipality offers a wide range of macadam trails and footpaths along the seashore (no need to worry about ‘off-road running’). During the race, the Tourist board Kolan & Kolan Municipality, as the organizers, will present its original products, culture and long-standing traditions at the refreshment stations and the finish-line. 

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International Climbers Meeting

Location Starigrad
Date 29-04-2023 - 01-05-2023

Paklenica - the most visited climbing site in Croatia that offers 590 routes and outstanding beauty was the natural choice for the International Climbers Meeting. 

More than 6,000 climbers and hikers from all over Europe visit Paklenica during the event, from absolute beginners to the most experienced rock climbers. There are many competition categories for all ages and levels of experience. If you don't want to compete, you can still enjoy the Paklenica Film Festival featuring short amateur films with the theme of climbing. This event will top all others, for sure.

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Wings for Life World Run

Location Zadar
Date 07-05-2023

Zadar is the only official Wings for Life World Run race whose route extends along the sea from start to finish line.

The Wings for Life World Run is inspirational and inclusive. It encourages both able bodied and wheelchair participants of all fitness and experience levels. The beauty of the Wings For Life World Run is that this is no finish line, the finish line catches you! So it’s all about achieving your own personal best. By signing up you will be joining hundreds of thousands of runners worldwide, running at the same time. 100% of your entry fee goes directly to Wings for Life trust dedicated to find a cure for spinal cord injuries.

Whole world for one goal!

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Days of island Herbs

Location Sali
Date 20-05-2023 - 27-05-2023

Dugi otok is proud of its uniqueness, perfect purity of the sea and air. We cherish and appreciate nature and our visitors are  breathless before the enchanting scenes hidden in the picturesque towns and secluded beaches, in front of the magnificent cliffs and lush vegetation!

It is an ideal opportunity for our visitors to learn about Dugi otok in more detail way and to experience the magic of untouched nature that Dugi otok is so proud of! Creatively designed seven-day program includes something for everyone, whether you're interested in medicinal herbs, culinary experiences, cultural heritage, or just a walk in the nature in the fresh air and good company! Welcome!

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Open Days of the Salt Pans

Location Nin
Date 09-06-2023 - 21-09-2023

This is not just a museum about the story of salt. It is a museum about the story of salt throughout the history, wars, celebrations, love, joy and work. See for yourself what makes this salt so special and why it has been an integral part of this region for generations. Come to the Nin Saltworks Open Door Days and be part of this sweet, or better yet, salty story.

The salt pans will be open on following days:

  • 09.06.2023.
  • 23.06.2023.
  • 06.07.2023.
  • 20.07.2023.
  • 17.08.2023.
  • 31.08.2023.
  • 14.09.2023.
  • 21.09.2023. 
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Velebit Trail

Location Starigrad
Date 18-06-2023 - 18-06-2023

Naturel Velebit Trail is a race that every runner should have in their sports biography, and every fan of exotic travel as the location you have to visit in your lifetime. 

The race passes through unique natural surroundings of Paklenica National Park where every upcoming kilometre brings a new surprise. If you think you are a trail runner - try Velebit Trail!

Marathon 42km / 2.500m+
Challenger 25km / 1.400m+
Active 17km / 900m+
Light 7km / 350m+

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Sun & Light festival

Location Nin
Date 21-06-2023

Nin’s Sun & Light festival is one-day specticle on 21st of June!

There will be art exhibitions, scientific and professional lectures, creative workshops for children along with sun, moon and star observation with the help of telescopes. The perfect family outing during your time in our Zadar Region!

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Blue Fish Festival

Location Kali
Date 23-06-2023 - 25-06-2023

Kali on the Island of Ugljan, the most fishing place in Croatia, offers its visitors an interesting gastronomic event in June - the Blue Fish Festival.

The blue fish, which has been caught by local fishermen for centuries, has nourished many generations, and today its value is even more appreciated. It is a healthy and delicious food, loaded with valuable nutrients, so be a part of this great event and try a series of imaginative dishes made by renowned, creative and award-winning chefs. Every fish dish is best accompanied by a drop of good wine, so for the experience to be complete, choose something to your taste, because the Zadar region offers a lot of them, and they are of the highest quality. And the three-day Blue Fish Festival is inevitably accompanied by great entertainment programs so that you can fully feel the magic of the island festival.

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World Camping Festival

Location Zaton
Date 23-06-2023 - 01-07-2023

The World Camping Festival will take place from June 23 to July 1, 2023 and will include the celebration of the World Camping Day for the very first time. 

It is expected that the festival will attract numerous camping enthusiasts from Europe and the world with the aim of further popularizing camping as one of the most sustainable and resilient forms of tourism.
In addition to the rich and attractive event programme that will be organized by the hosts, participants will have the opportunity to get to know the beauties of Zadar region thanks to excursions that are an integral part of this festival which celebrates coexistence with nature and promotes friendship and understanding among people and different cultures.